Lebanon has a total population of 3,523 and a student population of 3,284. Of these students, 3,284 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
McKendree University is the largest nursing school in Lebanon, based on student population. Approximately 130 students graduated in 2010 from McKendree University with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 130 students graduated with a nursing degree from one of Lebanon's nursing schools. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Lebanon was $22,070 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Lebanon-based nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $8,220 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $26,110.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Lebanon, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 110,740 nurses in Illinois, 35,270 were working in the greater Lebanon area. The number of nurses in Lebanon is expected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Lebanon is $57,800 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.